General Assembly: 76 (1996 Regular GA) - Chapter 1032 - Benefited recreational lake districts


Published: 1996-04-01

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CH. 1032 lAWS OF THE SEVEN1Y-SIXTH GA., 1996 SESSION

CHAPTER 1032 BENEFITED RECREATIONAL lAKE DISTRICTS

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AN ACf relating to the powers of a benefited recreational lake district to promote water quality.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 357E.2, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 357E.2 INCORPORATION. If an area of contiguous territory is situated so that the acquisition, construction, recon-

struction, enlargement, improvement, equipping, maintenance, and operation of recre- ation facilities for the residents of the territory will be conducive to the public health, comfort, convenience, water quality. or welfare, the area may be incorporated as a ben- efited recreational lake district as set forth in this chapter. The land to be included in a district must be contiguous to the recreational lake or to other residential, agricultural, or commercial property which is contiguous to the recreational lake.

Sec. 2. Section 357E.1O, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 357E.1O BOARD OF TRUSTEES - POWER. The trustees are the corporate authority of the district and shall manage and control the

affairs, property, and facilities of the district. The board of trustees shall elect a president, a clerk, and a treasurer from its membership. The trustees may certify for levy an annual tax as provided in section 357E.8. The trustees may construct, reconstruct, repair, main- tain, or operate a dam or other recreational facilities or structures to create or maintain an artificial or natural lake or impoundment and, for this p\H'f)8se, may promote and improve water quality. For these purposes, the trustees may purchase material, employ personnel, acquire real estate and interests in real estate, and perform all other acts necessary to properly maintain and operate the district. The trustees are allowed necessary expenses in the discharge of their duties, but they shall not receive a salary.

Approved April 1, 1996

CHAPTER 1033 LEVEE AND DRAINAGE DISTRICTS - WARRANTS

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AN ACT relating to payment of warrants drawn on levee and drainage district funds.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. REPEAL. Section 468.185, Code 1995, is repealed.

Approved April 2, 1996